ISU and Ames may partner to purchase wind power generated from a Story County wind farm. The proposed contract would supply an estimated 10 percent of the campus electricity needs.
The 96-year-old building will receive extensive remodeling and an addition as part of the $52.8 million recreation facilities expansion and renovation project approved by students last year. The project should be completed in two years.
Design's King Pavilion welcomed its first classes on Monday.
Monday marked the opening day of the fall semester. Projected numbers show that this year's enrollment could surpass ISU's record (27,898), set in 2002.
Cool temperatures weren't the only news this summer. From new dean posts to building completions, ISU had plenty of activity since the end of the spring semester. Find out what you missed.
A career change sent Danny Johnson from the garage to the classroom. Johnson is an associate professor of operations and supply chain management in the College of Business.
Using President Geoffroy's four guiding goals, groups have begun work on ISU's next strategic plan. Campus forums to gather input on the plan are set for Sept. 3 and Sept. 10.
ISU's BigBelly solar trash compactor.
Facilities planning and management is testing a new solar-powered trash compactor -- the BigBelly -- on the west side of Curtiss Hall. It can handle five times the trash of an average garbage can.
ISU and Ames may partner to purchase wind energy.
Prof's path to the classroom traveled through the garage.
State Gym will close for two years during rec renovation project.
Plenty happened this summer; see what you missed.
Comedian Wyatt Cenac
The Committee on Lectures has a stellar lineup planned for this fall, including comedians, dignitaries and storytellers.
The colleges of Design and Liberal Arts and Sciences are collaborating to present a series of faculty lectures.
Iowa State researchers so far have won 19 grants worth a total of $7.7 million from federal agencies awarding money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Iowa State tied for 39th place, finishing among the top one-fourth of all public national universities in U.S. News & World Report's 2010 "America's Best Colleges" annual rankings.
ISU experts reflect on heated national debate over health care reform.